Stories tagged with: Joy Padgett

June 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
44 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Governor's Office is proposing a new severance tax and the Appalachian region of Ohio could see benefits.

A severance tax is a tax that that is imposed on non-renewable resources.In this case gas and oil. Deputy Director of the Governor's Office of Appalachia, Joy Padgett says the tax affects the gas companies and not the average citizen.

"Citizens would not see a increase in taxes they'd see a lowering of their personal income tax, " said Padgett.

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